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Clay Javen Tucker (June 14, 1980) is an American professional player.

Clay Tucker
Personal information
Born (1980-06-14) June 14, 1980 (age 39)
Lima, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 4 34 in (1.95 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolPerry (Lima, Ohio)
CollegeMilwaukee (1999–2003)
NBA draft2003 / Undrafted
Playing career2003–present
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career history
2003–2004Sundsvall Dragons
2004Southern Crescent Lightning
2004–2005Utah Snowbears
2005Kansas City Steers
2005MENT Vassilakis
2005–2007Arkansas RimRockers
2007Le Mans
2007–2008Teramo Basket
2009–2010DKV Joventut
2010–2011Real Madrid Baloncesto
2011–2012Lottomatica Roma
2013Hacettepe Üniversitesi
2013–2015TED Ankara Kolejliler
2015–2016Torku Konyaspor
2016Vaqueros de Bayamón
2016–2017Byblos Club
2018Estudiantes Concordia
Career highlights and awards


College careerEdit

Tucker played college basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 1998–2003 where he and Dylan Page helped the Panthers to their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2003.

Professional careerEdit

Tucker has bounced around for much of his professional career, playing for several different teams in both the United States and Europe. His most successful season was 2004–05, as a member of the Utah Snowbears in the American Basketball Association. He was Utah's top scorer, averaging over 20 points per game. He teamed with Harold Arceneaux to lead the Snowbears to a 27–1 record that season, best in the league. However, the franchise ceased operations just days before the championship round. Despite playing only one season in the league, he was named to the ABA's All-Decade First Team for 2000–2009.[1]

Tucker played in the NBA Summer League for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2008 and the Detroit Pistons in 2009. He moved to Europe later in 2009, signing with Cajasol first, later moving to DKV Joventut, before finally joining Real Madrid in 2010.[2] In August 2011 he signed with Lottomatica Roma.[3] In February 2013, he signed a contract with Hacettepe Üniversitesi.[4] In August 2013, he signed with TED Ankara Kolejliler.[5] On March 7, 2016, he has parted ways with his club Torku Konyaspor.[6]

On October 18, 2016, he signed with Byblos Club.[7]


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